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West Atlantic open positions

At West Atlantic, we are always looking for skilled and professional colleagues. Below is a list of open positions waiting for your application. Please read our privacy policy before sending in your application.

Open positions

Location
Application deadline

AOG Team B1 or B2 Engineer –West Atlantic Network EMA

Location:
East Midlands Airport
Application deadline:
06/02/2020

Fantastic home/work life balance based on an attractive shift pattern of 7 on 7 off. This new role will be responsible for AOG recovery within the network. We welcome applications from high quality professionals who share a passion for excellence and are willing to go the extra mile to provide the highest levels of service delivery to our customers.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years Aviation engineering experience
  • Must be proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment
  • Proven problem solving and planning & organising skills
  • Able and willing to travel across Europe at short notice when on shift

Academic/Educational Requirements 

  • Unrestricted EASA B1 or B2 licence – 737CL type rating essential, 737NG or BAe ATP desirable.

Role Summary 

7 on 7 off working pattern. On call 24 hours when on shift. With 1 hour response time to EMA.

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering across the West Atlantic network, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner. 

Responsible for the recovery of AOG within the network, ensuring maintenance is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards. 

Responsibilities 

Responsible for certifying AOG recovery work as well as implementing and organising recovery plans in conjunction with LMC.

Responsible for certifying the work at EMA line; in consultation with the Maintenance Supervisors, Base Station Controllers (BSC’s) and LMC.

Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.  

Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times. 

Ensure tools and equipment are treated correctly, and are stored in the correct locations 

Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed IAW the MOE. 

Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times.  Report any building/facilities defects to Maintenance Supervisors and/or BSC’s/LMC.

Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information. 

Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks. 

Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorisation ratings held for the work performed. 

Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established WAS Flight Safety Standard is discovered.

Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position 

Provide own basic tool kit

Salary

Fantastic home/work life balance based on a 7 days on, 7 days off shift pattern.

Basic B1 Salary of £40,000

Basic B2 Salary of £40,000

Basic B1/B2 Salary of £44,000

Plus:

  • £8,000 shift allowance
  • £5,000 AOG allowance
  • £3,346 B737CL Type rating (unrestricted)
  • £3,346 B737NG (unrestricted)
  • £2,038 ATP type rating (unrestricted)
  • 21 Days Holiday
  • Company Pension

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First Officer ( B737 Non Type Rated )

Location:
East Midlands Airport
Application deadline:
16/02/2020

First Officer ( B737 Non Type Rated )

Position Type:            Permanent, Full-Time

Work Pattern             Week On, Week Off

Department:              Flight Operations

Location:                    EMA

Responsible to:         The Pilot Manager


Role Summary

Responsible for assisting with the operation of the 737 aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests.

Responsible for ensuring all duties are carried out as per company procedures and standards.

Responsibilities

Carry out all duties ensuring the safety of the aircraft, its cargo and its occupants and following all specified instructions and procedures in the operations manuals.

Maintain familiarity with relevant United Kingdom, European and International air legislation and agreed aviation practices and procedures;

Maintain familiarity with such provisions of the Company Operations Manual as are necessary to fulfil the function.

Report to the commander any fault, failure, malfunction or defect which may affect the airworthiness or safe operation of the aircraft including emergency systems.

Report to the commander any incident that endangered, or could have endangered, the safety of the operation.

Ensure compliance with the relevant requirements of the company Air Safety Reporting scheme (ASR);

Maintain individual records regarding flight and duty times and rest periods as referred to in applicable FTL requirements; and provide each operator with the data needed to schedule activities in accordance with the applicable FTL requirements.

Assume responsibility for the aircraft, it’s occupants and cargo as appropriate if the commander is incapacitated

Assist the Commander as requested, with administrative and other relevant duties in relation to the flightEnsure compliance with all elements of the Duties and Responsibilities in West Atlantic UK Part A.


Academic/Qualification Requirements

UK CPL/IR MCC

Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:

Possess professional, friendly and customer-focused personality

Proven ability to work under pressure

Effective interpersonal skills

Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal)

Proven problem solving & planning skills

ICAO Level 6 English


Terms

Salary FO - £37,522

Per Diems

£1.85 per hour away from base (at present this is 75% is tax free)

£2.29 per day and £4.58 per night mileage allowance.

Type Rating costs will be borne by the Company, the crewmember will sign a 3 year loan agreement. If the crewmember fails to pass the type rating, the crewmember will be liable to repay all training costs incurred.


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First Officer (Type rated B737)

Location:
East Midlands Airport
Application deadline:
16/02/2020

Position Type:     Permanent, Full-Time


Work Pattern             Week On, Week Off

Department:              Flight Operations

Location:                    EMA

Responsible to:          The Pilot Manager

Role Summary

Responsible for assisting with the operation of the 737 aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests.

Responsible for ensuring all duties are carried out as per company procedures and standards.

Responsibilities

    • Carry out all duties ensuring the safety of the aircraft, its cargo and its occupants and following all specified instructions and procedures in the operations manuals.
    • Maintain familiarity with relevant United Kingdom, European and International air legislation and agreed aviation practices and procedures;
    • Maintain familiarity with such provisions of the Company Operations Manual as are necessary to fulfil the function.
    • Report to the commander any fault, failure, malfunction or defect which may affect the airworthiness or safe operation of the aircraft including emergency systems.
    • Report to the commander any incident that endangered, or could have endangered, the safety of the operation.
    • Ensure compliance with the relevant requirements of the company Air Safety Reporting scheme (ASR);
    • Maintain individual records regarding flight and duty times and rest periods as referred to in applicable FTL requirements; and provide each operator with the data needed to schedule activities in accordance with the applicable FTL requirements.
    • Assume responsibility for the aircraft, it’s occupants and cargo as appropriate if the commander is incapacitated
    • Assist the Commander as requested, with administrative and other relevant duties in relation to the flight
    • Ensure compliance with all elements of the Duties and Responsibilities in West Atlantic UK Part A.

Academic/Qualification Requirements

    • UK CPL/IR MCC

Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:

    • Boeing 737 300-900 Type rating (Valid LPC)
    • Possess professional, friendly and customer-focused personality
    • Proven ability to work under pressure
    • Effective interpersonal skills
    • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal)
    • Proven problem solving & planning skills
    • ICAO Level 6 English

Terms

Salary FO - £37,522

Per Diems

£1.85 per hour away from base (at present this is 75% is tax free)

£2.29 per day and £4.58 per night mileage allowance.

Training - Successful Applicants will attend an Operators conversion course.  Costs will be borne by the Company but the crewmember will sign a 1-year loan agreement. If the crewmember fails to pass the type rating, the crewmember will be liable to repay all training costs incurred.


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Planning Officer

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
14/02/2020

Position Type: Permanent, full time

Work Pattern: Office hours, Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week

Department: Flight Operations / Crew Planning

Location: Malmö Sturup Airport

Responsible to: Planning Manager / Anna-Karin Lindblad                         

 

Role Summary: 

The Planning Officer’s main task is to produce and maintain rosters for our flight crew, including planning of vacations and crew travelling.

 

Duties: 

  • Flight Schedule Management
  • Crew Resource Management
  • Vacation Management
  • Roster Construction
  • Roster Control
  • Establish and develop procedures for the Crewplanning Department
  • Assist the Travel Department if needed
  • Assist in any matters arising within the Flight Operations Department 

 

Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:  

  • Fluent in Swedish and English
  • Computer and IT literate
  • PDC – planning system knowledge, not required but an advantage 

 

Preferred Personal Attributes: 

  • Good analytical skills
  • Good understanding of human behaviour
  • Problem solver
  • Good communicative skills
  • Ability to be creative and take own decisions in a strictly regulated environment respecting applicable regulations, agreements and procedures
  • Consistent
  • Attentive and humble
  • Ability to structure the work
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • A genuine interest in Aviation

 

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Planning Manager, Anna-Karin Lindblad, anna-karin.lindblad@westatlantic.eu.

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu click on “Join our team”.

The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Interviews and selection are ongoing.

Due date for your application is 2020-02-14.

 

Please apply ASAP for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date of the job posting.


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Executive Assistant

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
15/02/2020

Position: Executive Assistant

Arbetstid: Tillsvidare, heltid, kontorstider mån-fre

Placeringsort:  Malmö Sturup Airport

Rapporterar till: VD 

Har du nyligen tagit en akademisk examen och vill ge dig rätt in i ett internationellt företag på ledningsnivå? Tycker du om att resa? Talar du obehindrat svenska, engelska och kanske lite spanska? Företaget söker nu en initiativrik, noggrann, stresstålig och arbetsvillig VD-assistent med goda kommunikativa egenskaper. Du kommer att arbeta sida vid sida med VD och avlasta i såväl stora som små projekt – och du kommer att få ta ett stort administrativt ansvar.

 

Arbetsuppgifter:

Som VD-assistent kommer du främst att assistera VD:n samt delar av ledningsgruppen. Arbetsuppgifterna är av traditionell karaktär vilket innebär exempelvis kalender- och mailhantering, rese-, konferens- och mötesbokningar, sammanställa styrelsematerial inför möten samt föra protokoll. I denna roll ligger du alltid steget före och ser vad som behövs göras. Det är en servicegivande roll där du håller ordning och reda. Detta är endast en del av de uppgifter som du får möjligheten att åta dig, och beroende på person finns möjligheter till att utvecklas och utöka rollen ytterligare.


Huvudsakliga arbetsuppgifter:

  • Prioritera, planera och koordinera VD:s olika arbetsuppgifter, mötesbokningar och resor och avlasta honom från löpande administrativa uppgifter.
  • Jobba med intern och extern VD-kommunikation.
  • Ansvara för kallelser, dagordningar, handlingar, protokoll samt koordinering av material för ledningsgrupp och styrelse.
  • I samverkan med VD driva stora och små utvecklingsprojekt.  

Kvalifikationer: 

  • Du har erfarenhet av service och eller ledningsassistentrollen sedan tidigare.
  • Du är stresstålig, prestigelös och ambitiös.
  • Du är van att strukturera upp arbetsuppgifter, prioritera och få saker gjorda – utan att göra avkall på kvaliteten i leveransen.
  • Du lockas av ett jobb där en stor del handlar om att ha ordning och reda, hålla tidplaner och sköta löpande arbetsuppgifter men där det även dyker upp oväntade arbetsuppgifter som ska lösas med kort framförhållning och där du får möjlighet att leda egna projekt.
  • Krav för tjänsten är att du talar och skriver obehindrat på svenska och engelska, du innehar körkort och är en fena på Officepaketet.   

Om du har frågor kring tjänsten är du välkommen att kontakta Anders Henriksson/HR anders.henriksson@westatlantic.eu 

Sökande till denna tjänst kan komma att genomgå personlighetstest, kompetenstest samt bakgrundskontroll. 

Tjänsten ansöks via vår hemsida: www.westatlantic.eu, klicka på “Join our team”.
Ansökan skall innehålla både CV och personligt brev.
Sista ansökningsdatum är 20200215. Intervjuer och urval sker löpande.


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Base Maintenance Planner

Location:
Coventry
Application deadline:
08/02/2020

Base Maintenance Planner - Fixed term - 6 Month Contract 

Responsible to the Technical Records & Planning Manager

Role Summary

The base maintenance planner is responsible for the cost and time effective planning of base maintenance on behalf of the airline. Possessing the ability to analyse technical documentation to ensure accurate work instructions are provided to the MRO’s will be crucial for this role. Requests for procurement of materials required for base maintenance and liaison with purchasers to ensure modification kits required are purchased and delivered to MRO’s within specified timescales.

Responsibilities

  • Production of base maintenance workscopes for maintenance inputs
  • Production of base maintenance work packs and all accompanying documentation
  • Requisition of rotable and consumable parts for base maintenance in a timely manner
  • Monitor arrival of spares at designated MRO, highlighting any shortfalls to the logistical team to ensure no delays in maintenance production.
  • Review of maintenance plan highlighting any potential shortfalls in maintenance requirements
  • Review of AD/OEM SB/Non OEM mod requirements and subsequent planning of embodiment in line with existing maintenance plans.
  • Working with the airline technical liaison representative during check production to overcome any problems that may affect output dates.

Academic Requirements

  • Educated to A-Level standard or higher

Required Skills/Experience

  • Previous experience in a planning role, either within Pt145 or CAMO
  • Previous experience using technical documentation
  • Ability to develop procedures in accordance with company requirements
  • Team player with ability to work using own initiative when necessary
  • Demonstrable communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to interpret OEM and airline technical documentation

Salary - Circa £34,000 


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B1 Engineer - OSL hub - Part-145

Location:
Oslo
Application deadline:
29/02/2020

Position Type: Permanent Full-Time. 14 days on/off shift pattern.                        
Department: WAS Part-145                    
Location: OSL                   

Role Summary: 

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at OSL hub, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner.
Responsible for ensuring that the relevant hangar and line work at OSL is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards.

 

Duties: 

Responsible for certifying the work in the hangar and line; in consultation with the Line Station Controller (LSC).

Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.

Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times.

Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE.

Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times. Report any building/facilities defects to LSC.

Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information.

Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks.

Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard.

Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorization ratings held for the work performed.

Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established company Flight Safety Standard is discovered.

Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position.

 

Academic/Educational Requirements:  

  • Unrestricted EASA B1 license – preferable type rating on either BAe ATP or CRJ-200. 

 

Required Skills/Experience: 

  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal).
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills.

 

Start date:  

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Line Maintenance Manager Jonas Johnsson

jonas.johnsson@westatlantic.eu

 

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu and click on “Join our team”.
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Interviews and selection are ongoing.

Due date for your application is 20200229.


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B1 Engineer – TOS Hub – PART 145

Location:
Tromsø
Application deadline:
29/02/2020

 

Position Type: Permanent Full-Time. 14 days on/off shift pattern.                          

Department: WAS Part-145                    

Location: TOS                    

 

Role Summary: 

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at TOS hub, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner.

Responsible for ensuring that the relevant hangar and line work at TOS is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards.

 

Duties: 

Responsible for certifying the work in the hangar and line; in consultation with the Line Station Controller (LSC).

Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.

Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times.

Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE.

Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times. Report any building/facilities defects to LSC.

Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information.

Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks.

Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard.

Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorization ratings held for the work performed.

Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established company Flight Safety Standard is discovered.

Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position.

 

Academic/Educational Requirements:  

  • Unrestricted EASA B1 license – preferable type rating on either CRJ-200 or BAe ATP. 

 

Required Skills/Experience: 

  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal).
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills.

 

Start date:  

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Line Maintenance Manager Jonas Johnsson

jonas.johnsson@westatlantic.eu

 

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu and click on “Join our team”.
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Interviews and selection are ongoing.

Due date for your application is 20200229.

 


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IT Technician

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
31/01/2020

Position Type: IT Technician

Work Pattern: Mainly office duty, Mon-Fri

Department:  Group IT Department

Location: Malmö Sturup Airport

Responsible to: Group IT Manager

 

Role Summary:

You will be part of the West Atlantic Group IT Support team responsible for the technical part of IT. Our job is to support our 500+ users and make sure they can work properly with IT. You will also be working with our outsourcing provider regarding all server- and infrastructure related issues. The Group IT Department is responsible for all IT and telephony in the group.

 

Duties:

The main duties/responsibilities for you as IT Technician include, but are not limited to: 

  • Manage on-boarding and off-boarding.
  • Provide IT support to our users regarding PC’s, printers, networks, file servers and any other IT- or telephony issues that arise.
  • Participate in IT-related and telephony projects.
  • Prepare internal quotes on IT equipment to other departments upon request.

 

Qualifications:

We want you to have very good knowledge about, and have experience in working with the following:

  • Exchange/Office 365
  • Windows Server
  • MS SQL Server
  • Active Directory
  • LAN and WAN
  • Application handling
  • Citrix
  • Client handling/Deployment (Intune/Windows MDT)
  • Virtualization (Hyper-V/VMware) 

We also want you to:

  • Possess a Swedish driving license
  • Be fluent in Swedish and English, both written and oral. 

 

Preferred skills:

  • Open, flexible and capable of adapting to constant change.
  • Highly motivated and dynamic.
  • Organized and structured.
  • Strong communication and coordination skills.
  • Good team player.
  • A strong feeling to be service minded.
  • Have a high sense of urgency.
  • Open to travel since the job will require you to travel both within Sweden as well as abroad.

 

If you have questions about the position, please contact Group IT Manager Magnus Lisnell magnus.lisnell@westatlantic.eu 

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu and click on “Join our team”.
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Interviews and selection are ongoing.

Due date for your application is 20200131.


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B1 Engineer – East Midlands Hub – Night shift engineer

Location:
East Midlands Airport
Application deadline:
03/02/2020

Position Type:            Permanent Full-Time             

Department:               P145   

Location:                    EMA Hub 

Responsible to:          Base Station Controller


Fantastic home/work life balance based on an attractive night shift pattern of 7 on 7 off

B1 or B2 Salary of £50,000, up to £60,000 with type ratings.

  • Company Pension
  • 21 days full paid annual leave

Required Skills/Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years Aviation Engineering experience
  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills

Academic/Educational Requirements 

  • Unrestricted EASA B1 or B2 license – preferable including a type rating on either 737CL, 737NG or BAe ATP. (Non- type holders will still be considered)

Role Summary 

7 on 7 off working pattern

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at EMA hub, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner. 

Responsible for ensuring that the scheduled and unscheduled line maintenance at EMA is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards. 

Responsibilities 

Responsible for certifying the work at EMA line; in consultation with the Maintenance Supervisors, Base Station Controllers (BSC’s) and LMC.

Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.  

Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times. 

Ensure tools and equipment are treated correctly, and are stored in the correct locations 

Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE. 

Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times.  Report any building/facilities defects to Maintenance Supervisors and/or BSC’s/LMC.

Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information. 

Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks. 

Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard. Restore and clean all equipment after the maintenance activity. When equipment fails or is found to be faulty, immediately report this to the certifying staff. 

Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorisation ratings held for the work performed. 

Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established WAS Flight Safety Standard is discovered.

Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position 

 


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B1/ Engineer – EMA Hub – Day shift engineer

Location:
East Midlands Airport
Application deadline:
03/02/2020

Position Type:            Permanent Full-Time             

Department:               P145   

Location:                    EMA Hub 

Responsible to:          Maintenance Supervisors/Base Station Controller      

Role Summary 

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at EMA hub, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner. 

Responsible for ensuring that the relevant hangar and line work at EMA is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards. 

Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for certifying the work in the hangar and line; in consultation with the Maintenance Supervisors and Base Station Controller (BSC)
  • Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.  
  • Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times. 
  • Ensure tools and equipment are treated correctly, and are stored in the correct locations 
  • Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE. 
  • Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times.  Report any building/facilities defects to Maintenance Supervisors and/or BSC. 
  • Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information. 
  • Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks. 
  • Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard. Restore and clean all equipment after the maintenance activity. When equipment fails or is found to be faulty, immediately report this to the certifying staff. 
  • Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorisation ratings held for the work performed. 
  • Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established WAS Flight Safety Standard is discovered.
  • Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position 

Academic/Educational Requirements 

  • Unrestricted EASA B1 license – preferable type rating on either 737CL, 737NG or BAe ATP. (Non- type holders will still be considered) 

Required Skills/Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years Aviation Engineering experience
  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills

Salary

Fantastic home/work life balance based on a 7 days on, 7 days off shift pattern;

Basic B1 Salary of £40,000 Plus:

  • £4,500 EMA-Hub shift allowance.
  • £1,998 ATP type rating (unrestricted)
  • £3,280 B737CL Type rating (unrestricted)
  • £3,280 B737NG (unrestricted)
  • Company Pension

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Line Maintenance Controller

Location:
East Midlands Airport
Application deadline:
03/02/2020

Position Type:            Permanent Full-Time 

Department:                Airline Part M 

Location:                     East Midlands Airport

Work Pattern:              Shifts including nights

Responsible to:          OCC Manager & Technical Director  

 Role Summary

The Line Maintenance Control (LMC) Engineer is responsible for all matters Technical to ensure  reliable on-time departure of aircraft in an operational environment.

The Line Maintenance Controller will be required to coordinate and control Technical Data related to the line operation which are required to achieve the above.

Responsibilities

Within Part M requirements, the LMC is required to provide effective and timely technical advice and support to Operations Control Centre (OCC), Line Engineers and Flight Crews. 

Liaise with Part M post Holder and/or OCC Manager for guidance/clarification.

Liaise with OCC on all matters technical, ensuring that they have up to date clear information and the necessary understanding of the cause of production delays or AOG situations.

Support and manage information regarding AOG (aircraft on ground) recovery plans and incidents on the ground.

Manage and oversea the Line Maintenance plan to ensure Operations have clear visibility of Plan maintenance inputs, Line Service Checks, ADD’s and HIL’s (hold item list).

Support and ensure adequate defect planning is carried out on a regular basis to allow control of ADD’s and HIL’s.

Give technical support to Line Engineers performing trouble shooting of defects and repetitive defects.

Ensure that all guidance given is performed in accordance with and according to Part M/145 procedures and TI’s, using the necessary spares/tooling and manpower with reference to the correct AMM information.

Ensure all activities are carried out safely and good housekeeping standards are met at all times.

Academic/Educational Requirements

    • Valid EASA B1 and/or B2 License or ICOA equivalent is desirable
    • Engineering qualification – HND Level or equivalent experience
    • Current HF, FTS Level 2. EWIS

Required Skills/Experience:

    • Recent prop experience
    • Minimum 10 years Aviation line and/or base maintenance experience
    • Skills on type (ATP/B737/767/CRJ) or similar
    • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter
    • Effective and positive Team Player
    • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
    • Ability to make good judgements and decisions based on the needs of the company operation, in a very dynamic, fast changing environment.
    • Proven ability with problem solving and excellent Planning & Organising skills

Salary : £58,000 + £2500 Shift Allowance

 

Company Benefits include Company Pension Scheme


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Reliability Engineer - Airframe Components

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
31/01/2020

Position Type: Permanent

Work Pattern: Daytime Monday- Friday office hrs.                                                   

Department: WA Technical organization

Location: Malmö Sturup Airport

Responsible to: Engineering Manager     

 

Role Summary: 

West Atlantic has the above position available within their Engineering team. As part of this experienced team you will become a key member within the existing engineering department. The reliability role encompasses; fleet reliability analysis and generate reliability reports, analysis of removal rates in general and the actions taken to ensure adequate fleet component support and a general active involvement in the integral continued airworthiness of the fleet to improve overall reliability. 

The applicant should ideally have a technical aviation background by study and or with previous experience in a similar technical component reliability environment. He/She will need to have a motivated and systematic approach to problem solving, an appreciation of engineering data and the ability to communicate technically on all levels from shop floor to senior management. Previous Boeing 737CL/NG experience would be an advantage.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Continue the development of the reliability programme for support of the WA fleet and provide analytical feedback for proactive maintenance and reliability improvements.
  • Review of potential component warranty issues with suppliers.
  • Analyse fleet related maintenance errors/defects and to identify problems related to aircraft system- and or component failures.
  • Generate fleet reliability reports and host reliability meetings. 

 

Required Skills/Experience:  

  • Graduated in Aeronautical Technical Aviation studies and withpreferableaviation engineering experience or other closely related to.
  • Strong developed IT skills and proven ability to process mass data into logical/clear information.
  • Appreciation of reliability processes and vast knowledge to work with statistical calculation models and applications.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Possess confident and effective technical communication skills (both written & verbal).

 

Starting date: As soon as possible. 

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Engineering Manager Erik Nordén, erik.norden@westatlantic.eu 

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu / click on "Join our team".
Application should include CV and personal letter. Selection and interviews are ongoing.

Due date for your application is 2020-01-31.

 

 

 

 


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Milou Frohn

Pilot

I’ve always loved to fly and to be able to do that for a living and see so much of the world is fantastic. The most important thing is having a great company behind us, always helping me to develop and providing all the support I need.

Lukas Biörnsen

Technical administration

West Atlantic is a great employer and take a real interest in my development and work life balance. The administrative side of the company is a really important part of our operation and I’m glad my role plays an important part in making sure our aircraft deliver on time.

Sandra Hellgren

Airplane Maintenance

I take great pride in my role in keeping our fleet in the air, every minute on the ground is time that we can’t help our customers. Getting our aircraft up and running again safely is what I enjoy the most.
 

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